January 29, 2013 / 9:48 AM / 5 years ago

India cbank chief says repo, CRR cuts to ensure policy transmission

MUMBAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) - India's central bank chief Duvvuri Subbarao said the simultaneous cut in the repo rate and the cash reserve ratio was to ensure transmission of monetary policy action into lending rates.

Subbarao was addressing a post-policy press conference after he earlier cut the repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.75 percent and the cash reserve ratio by an equivalent amount to 4 percent. (Reporting by Neha Dasgupta; Editing by Anand Basu)

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